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2nd Annual African Marketing Confederation Conference

Africa's $3.4 trillion Economy: Opportunities for Marketers

The African Marketing Confederation (AMC) and Uganda Marketers Society (UMS) welcome you to the 2nd Annual Conference, themed “Africa’s $3.4 trillion Economy: Opportunities for Marketers”.

This conference aims to showcase the untapped potential of Africa’s vast market, providing attendees with valuable insights and tools to explore new business opportunities. With a population of over 1.3 billion people and rich in natural resources, Africa is an attractive market for marketers seeking new ventures.

The conference features keynote speeches, interactive sessions, and panel discussions to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to tap into our unique market.

Who should attend?

Marketing Practitioners Across the Continent

Join us at this Conference

For an enlightening conference and unlock the potential of Africa’s market.

Topics that will be covered

Africa Free Trade Area

Opportunities for marketers in the Africa Free Trade Area - leveraging these for growth and success

Business Intelligence

Big data in a largely informal market

Data, Analytics and insights

Does AI have a role in Africa?

Marketing for Good

Why Sustainability is Key to Success in Today's Market

From Cultural Awareness to Cultural Relevance

How Personalisation is Key to Connecting with Diverse Consumer Groups

Beyond the Hype

How to Build Authentic Relationships with Influencers and Drive Measurable Results for Your Brand


Mobile devices in consumer decision making

Beyond Borders

How Africa's Marketing Leaders of Tomorrow are Redefining Global Best Practices

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    Dr Kin Kariisa

    Group CEO - Next Media

    Dr. Kin Kariisa is an extraordinary force at the helm of Next Media Services, a conglomerate encompassing NBS TV, Nile Post, Sanyuka TV, Next Radio, Salam TV, Next Communication, Next Productions, and an array of other influential enterprises. His dynamic role as Chief Executive Officer exemplifies his unwavering commitment to shaping media, business, and community landscapes.
    With an esteemed academic journey, Dr. Kariisa’s accolades include an Honorary PhD in exemplary community service from the United Graduate College inTexas, an MBA from United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Huazong University in China, and a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Makerere University.
    Dr. Kariisa pursued PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. As a dynamic educator, he has shared his expertise as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at both Makerere University and Radboud University.

    Dr Kin did his PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radbond University in Nigmegen, Netherlands. He previously served as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and Radbond University in Netherlands.

    Dr Kin did his postgraduate courses in Strategic Business Management, Strategic Leadership Communication and Strategies for Leading Successful Change Initiatives at Harvard University, Boston USA.

    • Other current and previous roles played by Dr Kin Kariisa:
    • Lecturer of e-Government and Information Security to graduate students at Makerere University, Kampala and Radbond University in the Netherlands
    • Director of Eco Bank Uganda Limited, one of the largest banks in Africa
    • Chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, an umbrella industry association for all Television, Radio and online broadcasters in Uganda.
    • Chairman of Board of Directors of Nile Hotel International, that owns the leading hotel in Uganda, Kampala Serena Hotel.
    • Chairman of Board of Directors of Soliton Telmec Uganda, the leading telecom company in Optic fibre business managing over 80% of optic fibre in Uganda.